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<p>Cattle are kept in pens at a feedlot southwest of Omaha, Neb., on Tuesday. Many ranchers say the market for domestic meat has withered to the point where they often receive only a single reasonable bid for their animals.</p>

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Beef industry woes may mean poorer meat
October 20, 2010 9 p.m.

Beef industry woes may mean poorer meat

Struggle to get competitive price is helping to push producers out of business

AINSWORTH, Neb. - In this Great Plains ranching town, cowboys still lasso steers as part of their daily routine and cattle producers like Bob Sears still take pride in the long tradition of raising American beef.